Education

University of California, RiversideUniversity of California, Riverside
Ph.D. Student, Computer Science
Dissertation: Design of Topologies for Interpreting Assays on Digital Microfluidic Biochips
Sep 2009 – Jun 2014

Department: Computer Science and Engineering
Adviser: Dr. Philip Brisk


University of California, RiversideUniversity of California, Riverside
Master of Science, Computer Science

Thesis: A Real-time Architecture for a Programmable Digital Microfluidic Biochip
Sep 2009 – Jul 2011

Department: Computer Science and Engineering
Adviser: Dr. Philip Brisk


University of CincinnatiUniversity of Cincinnati
Bachelor of Science, Computer Engineering
Sep 2003 – Jun 2008

Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering

Relevant Accomplishments and Activities:

  • Computer Engineering, Class of 2008
  • GPA: 3.861, Magna Cum Laude
  • Graduated with Honors
  • Member of Tau Beta Pi
  • Member of Eta Kappa Nu
  • Member of Engineers Without Borders

Notable Projects:

  • Designed, implemented (onto an FPGA using VHDL), and statistically analyzed an 8-bit computer system (CPU, Memory, etc)
  • Conceived, designed, and prototyped a Home Theater Remote (to operate PCs & IR devices) for Senior Design Project which uses a PIC microprocessor to control a number of external components (accelerometer, IR transmitter, shift registers, etc.)
  • Designed, laid out, taped out, and tested an integrated circuit at the transistor level that sorted linear arrays of 8-bit, serially-input integers
  • Designed/implemented discrete-event traffic and elevator simulators (Java/C++)
  • Designed two 8-bit processors (hardwired & micro-program controlled) at the logic-gate level

Xenia High SchoolXenia High School
Xenia, OH
Aug 1999 – Jun 2003

  • Class of 2003
  • Co-Valedictorian of 350
  • Honors Diploma